Photographs by Marc Monaghan (unless otherwise noted) | Feb 5, 2020We cannot recap the entire four days of activities at the 2020 annual meeting, but here is a taste.
Growing into Teaching Career Diversity for Historians
Amanda Seligman | Jan 29, 2020One professor writes about her experience building a graduate course on Career Diversity that goes beyond cover letters and résumés.
Rethinking How We Train Historians
Rita Chin | Jan 21, 2020One way of encouraging career diversity in graduate programs? Embedding it into your course offerings.
History Enrollments Hold Steady as Department Efforts Intensify
Julia Brookins and Emily Swafford | Jan 15, 2020The results of the AHA's annual enrollments survey reflect wider efforts to articulate the value of the humanities.
History Faculty Collaborate on Online Modules
Sarah Mulhall Adelman, Joseph M. Adelman, Lori Gemeiner Bihler, Maria Alessandra Bollettino, and Stefan Papaioannou | Dec 16, 2019The history faculty at Framingham State University banded together to create a set of shared online modules to teach historical thinking and writing skills.
Interrogating the Archive
MJ Maynes and Leslie Morris | Dec 9, 2019Faculty at the University of Minnesota incorporated university debates over institutional history into their international graduate course.
How to Put a Face on History
Elya Jun Zhang | Nov 20, 2019I wanted students to relate personally to the people of premodern China.
Learning from Afghanistan’s Independence
Faiz Ahmed | Nov 13, 2019A country without a legal history? Think again.
The Phone Call We All Dread
Benjamin Linzy | Oct 24, 2019Family tragedies had Benjamin Linzy in crisis during graduate school. Fortunately, his professors and peers were able to help.
The Elephant in the Room
Erin Leigh Inama, Sarah Stoller, and James Vernon | Oct 17, 2019Everyone knows depression and anxiety are endemic to graduate programs. Why can't we discuss them?